Archive for the ‘ESU’ Category

At the Car Show

September 3rd, 2013 at 11:42 am

Today’s Flyover People column as seen in The Emporia Gazette:   AT THE CAR SHOW At the Cruisin’ the Campus event recently, classic cars were parked along the circle drive at Emporia State University. I stuck my head inside of an old Chevrolet and remembered the car interiors of my youth: the metal dashboard, AM […]

E-town, ESU, life on the ground, nostalgia

Kansas Talking Books

August 28th, 2012 at 9:54 am

Today’s Flyover People column as seen in The Emporia Gazette: KANSAS TALKING BOOKS I recently spent a number of hours in a recording studio. No, I wasn’t singing – nobody wants to hear that. I recorded my book “Flyover People” for Kansas Talking Books. It was a fun process and I was glad to be […]

columns, ESU, Kansans, life on the ground

ESU 1863

April 11th, 2012 at 5:28 am

On the floor as you walk in the east door of the ESU Memorial Union. The Union is still undergoing it’s renovation, but a lot of the work has been completed now, and it’s nice. Very classy and it’s a building that ESU can be very proud of.


Food fest

March 12th, 2012 at 9:32 am

At ESU’s International Food Festival on March 3, I purchased some food from the Japanese table. The menu was helpful.   Teriyaki Chicken Sushi. The matcha rolled cakes was tasty, not overly sweet. Red beans on cake is pretty good. Who knew?

ESU, events, vittles

Plumb Hall at Night

March 9th, 2012 at 8:26 am

Emporia State University’s Plumb Hall.

buildings, ESU

Poet Hadara Bar-Nadav

March 7th, 2012 at 9:35 pm

Poetry reading tonight at ESU. Kevin Rabas, co-director of ESU’s Creative Writing Program, introduces Hadara Bar-Nadav who directs the Creative Writing Program at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. She uses incredible images in her writing. I was wowed by some of those lines. And there’s nothing like listening to a writer read her own work. […]

ESU, events, writing

Visser Hall mural

March 6th, 2012 at 6:14 am

Public art at ESU. Brightening up a gray stairwell in Visser Hall is this colorful mural.

Art, ESU

Fancy Dancers

March 5th, 2012 at 10:13 pm

I stopped by the International Food Festival at ESU on Saturday. One segment of the entertainment was dancing provided by the Hispanics of Today and Tomorrow.


ESU’s new front door

January 5th, 2012 at 1:53 pm

I was at the ESU Union this morning. The interior is still in the remodeling process, but the east side has been done for awhile and it looks marvelous. And it was such a clean (and warm) day for a photo.

buildings, ESU

Plumb Hall

November 17th, 2010 at 7:44 am

I took some photos of EUS’s Plumb Hall a couple of weeks ago when I was there to speak to a class. It was definitely fall then. Today, I think we’re doing the switchover to winter.

ESU, seasons

Camera Club Exhibition

June 13th, 2010 at 7:25 pm

Susie and Jim Aber won Best of Show for “Kite’s-Eye View,” an aerial photo taken at Presque Isle and Lake Erie in Pennsylvania. It’s a team photo because they work together sending up the kite and camera and taking photos by remote control. You can see more of their photos on the Abers’ website, Geospectra, […]

E-town, ESU, events, other people's stuff